About Us

Rising Barre Studio is located in the heart of Cookeville’s historic Westside district. We offer a variety class formats designed to foster a life of movement, whole body well-being, and fun! We welcome all fitness levels or as we like to say, “all ages, all stages”. We are a neutral spine studio and we practice form-focused fitness in all of our classes.


At Rising Barre Studio, we have one goal: to become your Fitness Studio for Change. Our certified instructors design custom classes to sculpt lean muscle, strengthen your core, and tone your whole body. We want to transform not only your body, but your heart and mind. Our vision is for our clients to leave our studio feeling uplifted and empowered. We are truly dedicated to helping our clients along their fitness journey to a happier, healthier self, while having fun and making new friends at the same time.


Korinne Hill

Korinne has a strong background in dance and fitness.  She is a certified Barreamped instructor, Poundfit instructor, A.C.E. group fitness instructor, LeBarre Instructor, and Generation Pound Instructor; as well as several more continuing education class certifications, including Low Back Health and Fitness Nutrition courses.


Vickie Hargis

Vickie is a native Cookevillian and loves her town.  She is a graduate of Tennessee Tech and has been coaching women's fitness for four years. Vickie is a certified ACE Total Body Tabata HIIT instructor and certified Poundfit instructor.  Vickie takes pride in showing other women that you can lead a healthy lifestyle and still have fun accomplishing your goals. 


Jennifer Hawkins

Jennifer is a holistic health coach, certified BarreAmped instructor, and an aromatherapy specialist who focuses on the mind-body connection and balance for total well-being.  She combines intentional therapeutic techniques with body movement and exercise to release stress, increase focus, and foster whole body, mind, and emotional health.


Rhonda Coleman

Rhonda is a full time Secondary Education teacher and a certified barre instructor by BarreAmped.  Her lifelong love of fitness led her to Barre, and her love of teaching led her to become an instructor.  When she's not at work or the studio, you can find her spending time with her grandchildren, Brice and Grady. 


Rhonda teaches our Barre Foundations where clients can learn the foundations of barre and begin their barre practice with good functional form.